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Unique ID: NMS-A654E9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Bronze Age semi-hard hammer struck tertiary combination tool, of lightly patinated mottled light grey and brown flint with invasive pressure flake scars to both lateral edges on the dorsal face only, the distal end is steeply retouched to form an end scraper. Perhaps this was used as a skinning and scraping tool. 43 x 27 x 7.5 mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2350 BC
Date to: Circa 1501 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43 mm
Width: 27 mm
Thickness: 7.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 12th February 2016 - Friday 12th February 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mr Jason Gibbons

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 52663
Other reference: IND12022016GC

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Bawburgh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG1609
Four figure Latitude: 52.63573543
Four figure longitude: 1.19068547
1:25K map: TG1609
1:10K map: TG10NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Found before 12/02/16

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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